On 15 June, Sotheby’s joined BMW to mark a defining moment in the legendary automotive brand’s racing history: the debut of the new BMW 8 Series Coupe. On the eve of Le Mans, the famed long-distance race in France, guests gathered for the big reveal at the Glass House, a stunning East Hampton residence inspired by Philip Johnson’s mid-century residence. Also on view were the handwritten lyrics to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born to Run,” another American classic and a highlight of Sotheby’s Fine Books and Manuscripts Online sale. Singer-songwriter Kelley James performed songs by Springsteen and chef Daniel Humm’s EMP Summer House pop-up restaurant provided the evening’s fare. Click ahead for images.
Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana Online
18–28 June | Online